Category Archives for "Motivation"

The Power of An Attitude of Gratitude

 

The Power of An Attitude of Gratitude

Growing up, you often hear that gratitude is important because it allows you to be content with what you have. Being grateful and having an attitude of gratitude makes it possible to not fall into the negative space of resenting those who appear to have more than you do. It’s okay to want more, but do not dwell on it. Being grateful while simultaneously wanting to improve things will keep you motivated to keep working toward your goals.

Prevent False Positivity

Being positive is important, but if your positivity is not authentic, it is not doing you any favors. Remember that it’s impossible to be happy and smiling 100 percent of the time. You can be a positive person and still experience negative emotions. When negative emotions occur, use your gratitude to help you to process and overcome them. For example, if you become angry over something not going as you’d like, focus on the things you are grateful for to remind yourself that even though this might not have happened, you have other things to be happy about. Continue reading…

Why Most People Fail and How to Prevent It

 

Why Most People Fail and How to Prevent It

Failure is something that everyone experiences and it is easy to get beat down by it. However, if you talk to the most successful people, you will find a common theme. They have all failed and have used their failures to learn and grow. In fact, many successful people credit failure as the fuel behind their success.

Failure is a cryptic teacher and it can take time to determine the lessons that it is trying to teach you. Failure hurts your ego and this is where most people put their focus because this is a natural reaction. However, once you take the time to evaluate the failure, you will see that the teachable moments exist and you will be able to figure out what they are.

There are a few things that you need to do when you experience a failure. This allows you to unearth the lessons and it helps you to prevent or better prepare for future failures. Continue reading…

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